Amendment C278

Hawksburn Railway Station Precinct Extension

Panel report received 

Stonnington City Council has received the panel report for Amendment C278 which seeks to extend the Hawksburn Railway Station Precinct (HO137) to the north and south.

Specifically, the Amendment applies to land at:

  •  1-11 Howitt Street
  •  9-19 Hobson Street
  •  67-79 (odds), and 70-76 Hawksburn Road
  •  362 and 366-370 Toorak Road

Next steps

Council will consider whether to adopt Amendment C278 at an upcoming Council meeting. If the Amendment is adopted, it will be submitted to the Minister for Planning for approval.

For more information, please contact Strategic Planning on 8290 1395 or email



Amendment C278 was exhibited from 8 November 2018 to 10 December 2018. The exhibited documents can be found in the documents section below.

Consideration of submissions

Following exhibition, Council considered submissions at its 6 March 2019 meeting. Council adopted a position in support of Amendment C278, with changes and resolved to refer submissions to an independent panel appointed by the Minister for Planning.

Panel hearing

A directions hearing was held on 21 March 2019 at the Malvern Town Hall.

The panel hearing was held over two days on 15 and 16 April 2019 at the offices of Planning Panels Victoria.

Expert witness statements for the panel hearing together with other relevant panel documents including the panel report can be found in the documents section below.

Amendment C277 - Interim Heritage Controls

In July 2018, Council requested that the Minister for Planning prepare and approve an amendment to apply an interim Heritage Overlay to the properties in the proposed Hawksburn Precinct extension to the north and south.

The Minister for Planning approved the interim heritage controls on 29 November 2018 however, some properties were excluded from Council's original request. The following properties were not granted interim controls:

  • 43-65 Hawksburn Road (western side)
  • 364 Toorak Road
  • 74 Hawksburn Road

The interim heritage controls expire on 30 September 2019. A copy of the approved map can be found in the documents section below.


C278-Council-Minutes-Report-and-Attachments-25-06-18.pdf(PDF, 7MB)

Map-showing-proposed-C278-and-approved-C277-December-2018.pdf(PDF, 370KB)

Existing-Schedule-of-Buildings-for-Hawksburn-Railway-Precinct-HO137.pdf(PDF, 85KB)

C278 Panel Report

C278-Panel-Report.pdf(PDF, 985KB)

C278 Panel Hearing

C278-Panel-Timetable.pdf(PDF, 236KB)

C278-Panel-Contents-Page.pdf(PDF, 111KB)

C278-Part-A-Submission.pdf(PDF, 128KB)

C278-Part-A-Submission-Attachment-1-The-Hawksburn-Railway-Station-Precinct-Updated-Explanatory-Map.pdf(PDF, 325KB)

C278-Part-A-Submssion-Attachment-2-Zogoolas-v-Stonnington-City-Council-2019-VCAT-289.pdf(PDF, 312KB)

C278-Part-A-Submission-Attachment-3-Planning-Practice-Note-1-Applying-the-Heritage-Overlay-August-2018.pdf(PDF, 460KB)

C278-Stonnington-Expert-Evidence-Nigel-Lewis.pdf(PDF, 25MB)

C278-364-Toorak-Road-Expert-Evidence-Peter-Barrett.pdf(PDF, 1MB)

C278 Exhibited Documents

C278-001hoMap01.pdf(PDF, 360KB)

C278-Explanatory-Report.pdf(PDF, 108KB)

C278-Instruction-Sheet.pdf(PDF, 60KB)

C278-Hawksburn-Railway-Station-Precinct-Citation.pdf(PDF, 382KB)

C278-Proposed-Schedule-of-Buildings.pdf(PDF, 97KB)

C277 Approved Documents

C277-Planning-Scheme-Map.pdf(PDF, 1MB)

C277-Explanatory-Report.pdf(PDF, 29KB)

C277-Instruction-Sheet.pdf(PDF, 9KB)

C277-Heritage-Overlay-Schedule-tracked-changes.pdf(PDF, 228KB)